|Study location||Hungary, Budapest|
Building and civil engineering 06.4 (ISCED 582)
Civil engineering (JACS H200)
|Type||Doctoral, full degree studies|
|Nominal duration||8 semesters (240 ECTS)|
|Course code||Engineering Science|
Master diploma (or higher)
diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering or a field related to the research topic;
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Cape Verde, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar (Burma), Namibia, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, State of Palestine, Sudan, Syria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
or an equivalent B2 level certificate
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
A relevant portfolio is required.
We offer two PhD programmes – in Civil Engineering and in Earth Sciences – in continuation of the three master programs of the Faculty, with strong links with industry.
The programme in Civil Engineering offers the opportunity to draw on our expertise in structural, geotechnical, transportation and water infrastructure engineering, including the interdisciplinary field of biomechanics. Research is supported by an array of specialised experimental facilities as well as the computational modelling of the dynamics of satellites, structures, soils, construction materials, fluids and the natural environment.
diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering or in relevant engineering field; research plan agreed by the host institute in advance;
language skills proven by TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent certificates (for further information refer to www.bme.hu);
successful admission test and interview
Type of entrance exam:
written and oral
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Admission procedure in general and general requirements: refer to admission regulations Minimum criteria: diploma of MSc in Civil Engineering or a field related to the research topic Steps: – preevaluation of the submitted documents: quality of MSc diploma, quality of MSc and BSc transcripts, quality of research plan; additional evaluated aspects: mention of the preference for one of our active research topics in the research proposal, quality of motivation letter, recommendation letters, extra-curricular activities (e.g. involvement in education, research, publication activitites, technical contests, additional language knowledge, etc.) – electronic interview (via internet): evaluation of language skills (the interview is in English), motivation, attitude, technical preparedness in the selected research field; Result: admission to PhD programme /admission rejected
Dr. Balázs Kövesdi
vice-dean for science Faculty of Civil Engineering
Dr. László Gergely Vigh
Directorate of Education
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